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Leiden Square (Leidseplein)

Leidsestraat | Weteringschans, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 3285
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Planning a night out in Amsterdam? Head down to Leiden Square (Leidseplein,) which is known as the center of nightlife where you can choose from hundreds of bars, clubs, restaurants and discos that would suit every style and taste.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Leidsestraat | Weteringschans, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 3285
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely little square close to everything lots of bars and restaurants to choose from, right on the tram line

Thank flandersb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The rather big square is full of action, especially at night. Loaded with cafes and restaurants and on the outside several theaters and clubs, the place is very busy. It has a good atmosphere for walking around or having a drink to watch the other...More

Thank Dutch-Mikey
Reviewed 4 days ago

As is everywhere in the Netherlands, Leiden is a short train away from Amsterdam and a joy to walk or bike around, have coffee and great conversations or wonderful snapshots of explosions of art and design everywhere. I loved my travel to the Netherlands.

Thank EllaOco
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved Leidseplein it has great coffee shops and all lovely and quaint places its all super close together and there are some lovely architectural buildings to check out and take pictures of really prefer leidseplein for the cosyinessand not as busy as central

Thank Martina K
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's quite a few bars and restaurants around this square. The places we tried were friendly and it was all fun.

Thank Hellz08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The central plaza itseld is hime to a lot of old beautiful buildings of historic and aesthetic value in addition to being functional restaurants, hotels and nightclubs. Lots of variety and affordable food and drink spots in the actual plaza or further afield in almost...More

Thank Gehan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere, nice restaurants and bars! Ix'd say it's one of my favorites in Amsterdam and a nice hang out. There are several types of food, drinks and things to do. The variety and obviously, its location, make it a perfect spot to meet fiends...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another lively square in Amsterdam, lots of bars and restaurants, plenty of shops and sightseeing. We used tram 2 from Centruum.Very busy but well worth a visit.

Thank ade45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another area good for stay walking eating drinking and just doing nothing but having fun. I loved walking around this place and they have got good restaurants around it.

Thank Viola2910
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leiden Square is popular with tourists, mainly because of the bars. We walked here from a HOHO canal boat stop. It was nice to see the buildings but there are also cafes, restaurants and you can hunt for souvenirs.

Thank PrestonGuild
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Becki C
29 January 2018|
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Response from Spike C | Reviewed this property |
Any round the square. Dan Murphy’s is good
Danny G
18 September 2017|
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Response from Omar O | Reviewed this property |
As Mike suggested and I have checked it in google map trams #1, #2 and #5 all take you from central station to Leidseplein.
Leon S
17 March 2017|
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Response from garylomas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, As you walk into the square from the main road, go to the left side of the square, bottom corner to halfway there is a nice coffee shop that you have to go down 7 steps or so, good juice, coffe, and staff, relaxed... More